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AEM Launches Competition to Overhaul U.S. Infrastructure -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJanuary 21, 2016

Open to everyone everywhere, the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge leverages the HeroXcrowdsourcing model designed to bring about radical business, technological and social innovation benefiting local and global communities, inspiring new industries and catalyzing markets.AEM has launched the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge, a three-phased, crowdsourced competition that will award $150,000 in prizes for innovative ideas to […]

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Now is the Time: U.S. Infrastructure Needs Your Help - default image

By: I Make America TeamFebruary 29, 2016

AEM’s Infrastructure 2050 Challenge is seeking breakthrough solutions for fixing U.S. infrastructure. The three-phased, crowdsourced competition will award $150,000 in prizes for innovative ideas. To help achieve its goal of generating excitement and inspiration among the general public and spurring policy makers to act, AEM encourages member companies to tell their employees about the Challenge […]

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Infrastructure Vision 2050: Phase I Deadline March 15 -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMarch 10, 2016

AEM’s Kate Fox Wood provides a progress report on Phase I of the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge. Deadline to enter is March 15.

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Oh, Canada! AEM Welcomes Infrastructure Plan -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMarch 28, 2016

The Canadian Government on Tuesday introduced its first budget under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which calls for almost $12 billion in new infrastructure investments. AEM welcomed the Trudeau government’s first infrastructure plan, which represents “Phase I” of the new prime minister’s campaign proposal to spend as much as $50 billion over the next decade on […]

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Vote Now for Top Infrastructure Complaint -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamApril 27, 2016

Voting is now open for the first phase of the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge! AEM staff helped to identify the top 10 finalists for the “Complain” stage of the contest, which awards up to $2,500 for the most creative complaint submitted about the state of U.S. infrastructure. Visit the Challenge website and judge for yourself […]

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Gov. Include Highway Funding in Tax Reform, Industry Leaders Urge -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMay 12, 2016

Manufacturing and construction industry leaders pushed Congress to make sustainable surface transportation funding a priority as part of tax reform at this year’s Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In. Industry leaders stormed Capitol Hill on Wednesday to ask members of Congress to sign a letter urging tax-writing committees to identify a sustainable funding course for the […]

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AEM Leads Infrastructure Discussion on Capitol Hill -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMay 19, 2016

AEM took its infrastructure message to Capitol Hill on Tuesday with a marquee Infrastructure Week discussion featuring elected representatives and industry leaders in the halls of Congress. AEM’s Infrastructure Vision 2050 initiative convened a high-level discussion on the future of infrastructure featuring U.S. Congressman and Infrastructure Week Co-Chair Garret Graves (R-La.), Kansas City, Missouri Mayor […]

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AEM Files Brief at Supreme Court on Behalf of Members -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMay 24, 2016

AEM joined leading trade associations in filing a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, urging the high court to take up a challenge to a troublesome dealer law in New Hampshire. AEM joined the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and other groups in the brief on behalf of Deere & Company, CNH […]

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Mobility 2050: Study Envisions the Road Ahead -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJune 1, 2016

How will U.S. transportation infrastructure move people and goods in the year 2050? Mobility 2050, an in-depth study on future trends and opportunities, was unveiled this week during a symposium hosted by AEM and Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Click here to read the full release.

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INTERVIEW: Infrastructure Vision 2050 Phase 1 Winner -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJune 6, 2016

Rather than transporting people, we transport metal. That’s the main premise of engineering student Jakub Kmec’s award-winning “complaint “ about U.S. infrastructure. After a careful review by an evaluation panel and a public vote, Kmec was recently announced as the winner of the Complain Phase of AEM’s Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge. Click here to download […]

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AEM Announces ‘Dream Phase’ Winners in Infrastructure Competition Seeking New Ideas and Solutions - default image

By: I Make America TeamJune 6, 2016

Crowd-sourced challenge selects five innovative concepts that reimagine U.S. infrastructure Today the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced five winners in the “Dream” phase of the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge, an incentivized competition launched by the trade association to solicit groundbreaking ideas and solutions that address some of the biggest challenges facing United States infrastructure. […]

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Infrastructure Vision 2050 Names ‘Dream Phase’ Winners -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJune 7, 2016

AEM has announced five winners in the “Dream” phase of the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge, a competition to solicit groundbreaking ideas and solutions that address some of the biggest challenges facing U.S. infrastructure. Launched in January, the three-phased incentivized competition challenges a community of innovators to think in aspirational and disruptive ways and to reimagine […]

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